- The stunning Apulian countryside
- Guided visits of historical sites of Battle of Cannae, Bisceglie, Canosa and Castel del Monte
Itinerary in brief
Leaving from Bari, wonderful and charming regional capital, you will reach Bisceglie and Trani, truly jewels of the local coast with their many archaeological finds and architectural monuments that justify a proper visit in this surroundings. Apart from numerous Dolmens, ancient finds from the Palaeolithic, you’ll get a chance to visit beautiful Romanic Cathedrals, traces of the past that here has expressed an architecture unique in its gender, of which the magnificent Castel del Monte represent its most meaningful expression.
A trip worth discovering into the Park of Alta Murgia, that won’t fail to amaze you with its incredible landscape!
Day 1:Day 1
Meet-up in Bari
Arrival in Bari and meet-up in airport with the guide. Transfer to a 3 stars hotel close to airport and bike release with presentation of the tour. Dining and lodging.
Day 2:Day 2
Bari / Trani (approx. km 40)
Breakfast. Guided bike excursion along the coastline with stops in Giovinazzo and Molfetta to admire their white Cathedrals and Bisceglie with its famous Dolmen. Arrival in Trani. Dining with local food and lodging in a 3 stars hotel.
Day 3:Day 3
Trani / Canosa di Puglia (approx. km 40)
Breakfast. Guided bike excursion in the countryside toward Canosa di Puglia, with stop by the historical site of Canne della Battaglia, primarily known for the Battle of Cannae, in which the numerically superior Roman army suffered a disastrous defeat by Hannibal in 216 BC during Punic wars. Dining and lodging in a 3 stars hotel.
Day 4:Day 4
Canosa di Puglia / Andria (approx km 50)
After breakfast visit to the old ruins in Canosa, then guided bike tour toward Castel del Monte, the mysterious octagonal shaped castle included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Accommodation in a nearby farmhouse and winery, dining and lodging.
Day 5:Day 5
Andria / Ruvo di Puglia (approx. km 45)
Breakfast. Guided bike tour in the nice countryside through the National Park of Alta Murgia, direction Ruvo di Puglia. Upon arrival, short visit to its magnificent Cathedral and/or the Jatta National Archaeological Museum, exhibiting collections dating back to Magna Graecia. Dining and lodging in a 4 stars hotel.
Day 6:Day 6
Ruvo di Puglia / Bari (approx. km 35)
Breakfast. Guided bike excursion toward our 3 stars hotel in Bari. Afternoon free at leisure. Dining and lodging.
Day 7:Day 7
Breakfast. Farewell meeting and transfer to Bari/Brindisi airport.
Cost & Details
Minimum 10 people. For groups of at least 17 people reduction to be agreed.
Price based on double occupancy (single occupation available, to be quoted depending on availability) on a bed and breakfast service.
Self-guided tour available upon request.
The rate include:
- Transfers in GT bus or minibus from/to Bari airport
- Bike rental
- 6 nights lodgings in 3/4 stars hotel
- 6 breakfasts
- 6 dinners
- 6 lunch boxes
- All luggage transfers
- 6 days of professional, local guide with knowledge of the paths and stories of the region
- Detailed maps of the itinerary
- Medical and luggage insurance throughout the tour
- Detailed map and a small complimentary gift
The rate do not include:
- Cost to reach Puglia
- Cancellation insurance (can be quoted separately)
- Alcoholic drinks, personal expenses and tips
- Everything not clearly included in the paragraph “The rate include”